Is Testosterone cypionate considered a bio-identical form of Testosterone?

Testosterone cypionate is a testosterone ester and a long-lasting prodrug of testosterone in the body. Because of this, it is considered to be a natural and bioidentical form of testosterone.  Testosterone cypionate was introduced for medical use in 1951.

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Testosterone cypionate (Trade: Depo-Testosterone)

 

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